[DML] Re: Checked my TABs.... AARG!!
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[DML] Re: Checked my TABs.... AARG!!



If you are still concerned you can install Bauerle's safety support 
kit - if he is still makes it (cost I don't remember - which means 
it was probably not too high). I installed one on one of my cars 
years ago for peace of mind when I drove a 5 speed hard every day. 
If a bolt was ever going to break the trailing arm was not going to 
drop on the ground with the kit on the car.

I auto crossed a DeLorean on several occasions (years ago - long 
before Togy-tabs, which I have now). I burned up the brakes, ruined 
tires, broke the trans, but never bent a trailing arm bolt driving 
the car. I did bend one once on a road construction pothole that I 
couldn't miss. The hit broke the muffler bracket over the alternator 
too it was so violent. A stock new bolt - say one year old. Bent it 
slightly. I think the worry is over done. Proper installation and 
maintenance is what is required. If you are uncertain of the 
installation or when the bolts were last checked - then worry - and 
find a DeLorean vendor or someone who understands the setup to pull 
the maintenance for you.

Harold McElraft - 3354


--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, <rob@...> wrote:
>
> Bernie,
> 
> Very simple... double nut the pivot bolts, either standard 10.9 or 
Toby
> TAB's, use new 106962 washers (OK substitute for 101935) and 
torque inner
> nut to 60-lb and outer Nyloc nut to 55-lb and you'll be fine. I 
also
> recommend our stainless T.A. shield bracket kit 110811G for easier 
access to
> service or re-align the rear suspension.
> 
> Rob Grady,
> 
> P.J.Grady Inc.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf Of
> Bernie
>








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